The highly anticipated Star Wars
followup to The Force Awakens
got its official title and release date on Monday, announced via the franchise's website.
"We have the greatest fans in this or any other galaxy," the announcement read. "In appreciation of the fans, we wanted them to be the first to know the title of the next chapter in the Skywalker saga: STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI."
Helmed by Looper director Rian Johnson, and executive produced by J.J. Abrams, the latest Star Wars vehicle flies into theaters just in time for the holidays on Dec. 15, 2017.
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